GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA

                                                                                                State House, Concord, New Hampshire

                                                                                                December 19, 2012, 10:00 a.m.

 

#1           CONSENT CALENDAR - DONATIONS:

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

A.      Authorize to accept donations totaling $953 from (1)NH Diabetes Education Association, in the amount of $250; (2)NH Medical Association, in the amount of $250; and (3)NH Local Government Center, in the amount of $453, to help pay the cost of printing labels for containers used by NH residents to safely dispose of their in-home generated medical sharps at local transfer stations.  (2)Further authorize to accept 10,000 printed labels donated by Becton, Dickinson & Company, having an estimated value of $1,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE VETERANS CEMETERY

B.      Authorize to accept donations of $2,306.58 for radios, lawn care treatment, a digital recorder, conference and training registration fees, pens for the Veterans Cemetery to be used for the betterment of the cemetery.

 

#2           CONSENT CALENDAR - TUITION:

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

A.      Authorize to enter into an educational tuition agreement with the University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, so that Patrick Bell may participate in the course titled CE 3750 Surveying Evidence and Procedures for Boundary Location, during the period of January 14, 2013 through May 6, 2013, and to pay said costs in the amount of $530.  100% General Funds. 

 

#3           CONSENT CALENDAR - TRAVEL:

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

A.      Authorize Neil Bilodeau, Forest Ranger, and Karyn Cote, Special Deputy Warden, to travel by automobile in lieu of air travel, over 300 miles from headquarters to Freehold, NJ, for 7 days of out-of-state travel for Intermediate National Fire Danger Rating System Training, during the period of January 13, 2013 to January 19, 2013.

 

                                BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#4           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the refinancing of a commercial facility by the Business Finance Authority for Monadnock Community Hospital located in Peterborough, New Hampshire. Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-I:9 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act.

 

#5           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a commercial facility by the Business Finance Authority for Monadnock Economic development Corporation located in Keene, New Hampshire. Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-I:9 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act.

 

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY

#6           Authorize to amend a grant agreement with the City of Keene, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 7-14-10, item #6, in the amount of $400,000), to allow for finalization of job creation goals by the business, Vision Financial Corporation, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#7           Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Wolfeboro, NH, to assist in site improvements for the creation of 24 units of affordable workforce rental housing, in the amount of $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#8           NOT USED

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

#9           Authorize, for the benefit of the Department of Safety, to implement a sole source contract extension with MultiProcess Computer Corporation, Windham, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-21-06, item #18B), for Financial Responsibility Imaging System software maintenance, by increasing the total value by $150,000 from $417,500 to $567,500.  Effective December 31, 2012 through December 31, 2015.  100% Other Funds.   The Agency class 027 used by the Department of Safety to reimburse DoIT for this maintenance service is 100% Highway Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING

#10         Authorize a memorandum of agreement with the Public Utilities Commission, Concord, NH, in the amount of $27,707 for the Electric Assistance Program (EAP) triennial process evaluation and $21,000 to manage the EAP.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2015.  100% Other Funds (Systems Benefits Charge). 

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

#11         Authorize the Individuals, as detailed in letter dated December 6, 2012, to be commissioned as Aides-De-Camp to the Governor.  Effective January 3, 2013.

 

#12         Authorize confirmation of Captain Adam A. Bourassa, Hilliard, OH, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.

 

#13         Authorize confirmation of Robert J. Burnham, Manchester, NH, to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.

 

#14         Authorize confirmation of Thomas G. Behling, Brooklyn, MN, to the rank of Colonel, NH Army National Guard.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

#15         Authorize the Division of Personnel’s request for waiver of classification decisions.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#16         Authorize $94,503,238 to be lapsed from the Working Capital Warrant for the months of July, August, and September.  (2)Further authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $400,000,000 to cover the payment of expenditures for the month of January.

 

#17         Authorize to enter into an inter-agency lease with the Department of Employment Security, Concord, NH, for the approximate 77,000 square foot “Tobey Building” and certain areas of the surrounding grounds located on the NH Hospital Campus, Concord, NH, for the sum of $1.00.  Effective upon G&C approval through 35 years, upon completion of renovations and receipt of “certificate of occupancy” which is targeted as September 30, 2013.

 

#18         Authorize to amend a Cooperative Project sole source agreement with the University of NH Institute for Health Policy and Practice, Durham, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-6-12, item #16) , to increase the price limitation by $4,500 from $33,000 to $37,500 and expand the scope of services to include the production of a Healthy State Employees Video.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  57% General, 16% Federal, 15% Enterprise and 12% Other (Highway, Turnpike) Funds. 

 

#19         Authorize Centralized Mailing Distribution to enter into a services contract with Argyle Associates Inc., d/b/a NH Print & Mail Services, Concord, NH, to coordinate and provide presort mailing services for the State of NH, in an amount not to exceed $355,000.  Effective January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2015.  100% Other (Centralized Mailing Services). 

 

#20         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works, Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Dubois & King Inc., Portland, ME, for professional services for a Facilities Analysis & Sustainment Plan – NH Army Reserve National Guard, for a total price not to exceed $624,300.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $36,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $66,300.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#21         Authorize the Bureau of Purchase and Property to enter into a contract with FM Generator Inc., Canton, MA, for generator maintenance, in an amount not to exceed $200,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2015.

 

#21A      Authorize a new chapter of the Manual of Procedures, Chapter DAS MOP 1150 (“NH FIRST Human Resources Management System”).  (2)Further authorize changes to DAS MOP 1125 (“NH FIRST Payroll Function”) as a reflection of the adoption of DAS MAP 1150.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#21B      Authorize to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Daniel St. Hilaire with regard to the refinancing of certain capital improvements, the purchase of certain capital equipment and the refinancing of certain existing indebtedness in connection with the Concord Hospital, Concord, NH.

 

#21C      Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to retroactively enter into a three month amendment to the Use of Premises Agreement with the City of Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-15-09, item #19), for rental of the State owned property located in the 6th Circuit District Division – Concord Courthouse, to which the City will pay the State $1,204.95, increasing the original agreement of $14,109.75 to a total of $15,314.67.  Effective September 1, 2012 through November 30, 2012.  100% Agency Income.

 

#21D      Authorize to enter into a Use of Premises Agreement with Rockingham County for state owned property located in the Rockingham County Superior Courthouse, Brentwood, NH, to which the County will pay the State $532,920 for 18,052 square feet of office space located in the courthouse.  Effective January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2015.  100% Agency Income. 

 

#21E      Authorize to amend a contract with Infor (US) Inc., St. Paul, MN, (originally approved by G&C on 8-10-11, item #11C), to ensure the integrity of the implementation of the NH FIRST Phase 2 project, by providing sufficient resources to complete software system testing, user training, and technical support as part of overall transition management and warranty support, by increasing the price by $220,640 from $4,137,182 to $4,357,822, and by extending the end date of March 31, 2013 to April 30, 2013.  100% Capital (General) Funds. 

 

#21F       Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to amend a lease with the Monadnock Economic Development Corporation, Keene, NH, to modify “Lessee’s Option to Purchase” in the original lease agreement for the design-build construction of the new Keene Courthouse for 49,620 square feet of Office and courtroom space to house the Keene District and Cheshire County Superior and Probate Courts, for a total amount of $9,159,965.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2028.  100% Transfer Funds – transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies.  (2)Further authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a Development Agreement with the Monadnock Economic Development Corporation, Keene, NH, for the purpose of providing the State an alternate option to purchase the design-build construction of the new Keene Courthouse at a set cost of $7,500,000 on or after February 1, 2020.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

                                STATE TREASURY

#22         Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $275,150 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $275,149.70 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

#23         Authorize the Division of Arts to retroactively renew membership with the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies, Washington, DC, in the amount of $16,000.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL – DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

#24         Authorize to enter into a retroactive agreement with LexisNexis, Branford, CT, to provide on-line legal research services, in the amount of $237,996.  Effective August 1, 2012 through July 31, 2015.  100% General Funds. 

 

#25         Authorize to reappoint Richard C. Tracy as a Criminal Investigator at a salary of $67,192, for a five year term effective December 31, 2012 through December 31, 2017.

 

                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT

#26         Authorize to retroactively amend a contract with Compass Health Analytics Inc., Portland, ME, (originally approved by G&C on 7-11-12, item #28), to assist in preparing data for and producing an annual supplemental report on health insurance markets in NH, by extending the end date from November 30, 2012 to January 31, 2013.  No Additional Funding.  100% Other Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

                                Office of the Commissioner

#27         Authorize to make an unencumbered payment for annual membership dues to the New England States Consortium Systems Organization, Shrewsbury, MA, in the amount of $28,500.  Effective January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013.

 

                                Office of Information Services

#27A      Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Xerox State Healthcare LLC, Atlanta, GA, (originally approved by G&C on 12-7-05, late item C), to develop and operate the State’s new Medicaid Management Information System, by increasing the price by $15,765,290, from $75,954,011 to a new amount not to exceed $91,719,301, and by extending the completion date from December 31, 2017 to March 31, 2018.  Design 90% Federal, 10% General Funds; Operations 50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

                                Office of Improvement and Integrity

#28         Authorize to amend an agreement with Goold Health Systems, Augusta, ME (originally approved by G&C on 3-30-11, item #65), to continue to provide NH Medicaid Recovery Audit Contractor services for the purposes of reviewing and auditing paid Medicaid provider claims, by extending the completion date from December 31, 2012 to December 31, 2014.  No Additional Funding.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Facilities and Assets Management

#29         Authorize to amend a sole source retroactive lease with the Town of Salem, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 10-17-07, item #76), for office space in Salem, NH, for the Juvenile Probation and Parole Officers, by increasing the price in the amount of $20,331.60 to $71,160.60 from $50,829, and by extending the term to September 30, 2014, effective retroactive to October 1, 2012.  60% General, 40% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Behavioral Health

#30         Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Old Dominion University Research Foundation, Norfolk, VA, to conduct public mental health consumer surveys as required by the Mental Health Block Grant program, in an amount not to exceed $59,820.  Effective January 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through December 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Developmental Services

#31         Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the Community Support Network Inc., Concord, NH, to implement specific projects to improve the availability and quality of community based long-term care supports and services to individuals with developmental disabilities and acquired brain disorders, in an amount not to exceed $1,524,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#32         Authorize the Bureau of Public Health Systems, Policy and Performance, Community Health Development Section, to exercise a sole source amendment to an agreement with the JSI Research and Training Institute Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 7-13-11, item #70), to increase funding to local emergency response volunteer units and expand training and technical assistance programs to improve local regional, and state partners’ capability to respond to public health emergencies, by increasing the price by $100,760 from $477,800 to $578,560.  Effective upon G&C approval.  97.29% Federal, 2.71% General Funds. 

 

#33         Authorize the Bureau of Public Health Systems, Policy and Performance, Rural Health and Primary Care Section, to enter into an agreement with Dr. Steven Youngs, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, to provide reimbursement for payment of educational loans through the State Loan Repayment Program, in an amount not to exceed $40,000.  Effective January 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through December 31, 2014. 

 

#34         Authorize the Bureau of Public Health Systems, Policy and Performance, Rural Health and Primary Care Section, to enter into an agreement with Dr. Sohaib Siddiqui, Doctor of Allopathic Medicine, to provide reimbursement for payment of educational loans through the State Loan Repayment Program, in an amount not to exceed $60,000.  Effective January 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through December 31, 2015.  100% General Funds. 

 

#35         Authorize the Bureau of Public Health Systems, Policy and Performance, Rural Health and Primary Care Section, to enter into an agreement with Dr. Ernest Hanowell, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, to provide reimbursement for payment of educational loans through the State Loan Repayment Program, in an amount not to exceed $37,500.  Effective January 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through December 31, 2014.  100% General Funds. 

 

#36         Authorize the Bureau of Public Health Systems, Policy and Performance, Rural Health and Primary Care Section, to enter into an agreement with Dr. Lauren Brenner, Doctor of Dental Medicine, to provide reimbursement for payment of educational loans through the State Loan Repayment Program, in an amount not to exceed $27,500.  Effective January 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through December 31, 2014.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

#37         Authorize to enter into a renewal lease agreement with Richard Edmunds, North Salem, NH, for the purpose of probation/parole district office space, Exeter, NH, in an amount not to exceed $362,706.  Effective January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2017.  100% General Funds. 

 

#38         Authorize to accept and place on file the annual report for the State Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2012.

 

                                PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

#39         Authorize to amend an award of grant funds to TRC Energy Services, a division of TRC Environmental Corporation, in the amount of $5,000,000 (originally approved by G&C on 12-8-10, item #70), for the purpose of lowering energy costs and reducing CO2 emissions, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2014.  No Additional Funding.  100% Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Funds. 

 

#40         Authorize to amend an award of grant funds to the University of NH, in the amount of $59,750 (originally approved by G&C on 8-22-12, item #44E), for the purpose of lowering energy costs and reducing CO2 emissions, by extending the completion date from December 31, 2012 to February 28, 2013.  No Additional Funding.  100% Renewable Energy Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

#41         Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to make a sole source retroactive payment to Piscataqua Environmental Services LLC, Rochester, NH, in the amount of $544 for additional water sampling and testing services at Wallis Sands State Park.  Effective October 1-4, 2012.  100% Agency Income (Park Account Funds). 

 

#42         Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with AD Construction LLC, Berlin, NH, for septic and site work at the Jericho Mountain State Park Visitors’ Center, Berlin, NH, in the amount of $105,900.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 24, 2013.  100% Capital Funds. 

 

#43         Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain to renew a membership with the National Ski Areas Association, Lakewood, CO, in the amount of $4,161.17 for the 2012/2013 ski season.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Ski Area Funds. 

 

#44         Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to budget and expend $8,000 from the Caroline A. Fox Fund for maintaining and enhancing the programs at the Caroline A. Fox Research and Demonstration Forest.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Trust Funds. 

 

#45         Authorize to accept and place on file the Division of Travel and Tourism Developments’ report on activity within the Travel and Tourism Revolving Fund. 

 

#46         Authorize to accept and place on file the Division of Travel and Tourism Developments’ report for the period ending June 30, 2012.

 

#46A      Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain to enter into a contract with Robertson Transit Inc., Campton, NH, for the transport of international groups to and from Cannon Mountain Ski Area for daily skiing during the 2012/2013 ski season, in the amount of $13,440.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2013.  100% Ski Area Revolving Fund. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

#47         Authorize to accept and expend a grant of $25,324 from the Wildlife Heritage Foundation of NH for the purpose of funding three grant projects.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Other Funds (Wildlife Heritage Foundation). 

 

#48         Authorize to amend an existing Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, (originally approved by G&C on 11-19-08, item #87), for bobcat management-related research, by extending the completion date from December 31, 2013 to September 30, 2014.  No Additional Funding.  25% State, 75% Federal Funds. 

 

#49         Authorize to grant to the Trust for Public Land $675,000 to provide partial funding for the purchase of 934 acres from Plum Creek Maine Timberlands LLC.  (2)Further authorize to accept fee title of the 934 acres above.  (3)Further authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the NH Land and Community Heritage Investment Program relative to the acceptance of fee title above.  100% Other (Wildlife Habitat, Fisheries Habitat) Funds. 

 

#50         Authorize to accept from the Town of Hooksett a donation of an executory interest in a conservation easement held by Bear-Paw Regional Greenways.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.

 

#51         Authorize to enter into a Cooperative Service Agreement with the US Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services, Wildlife Services, at no cost, reflecting our shared desire to work cooperatively to support and implement our respective wildlife damage control efforts.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#52         Authorize to accept and place on file the 2012 Hazardous Waste Cleanup Fund Annual Report.

 

#53         Authorize to pay calendar year 2013 membership dues to the Association of State Drinking Water Administrators, Arlington, VA, in the amount of $6,900.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#54         Authorize to retroactively pay the 2013 membership dues to the Northeast Waste Management Official’s Association, Interstate Mercury Education & Reduction Clearinghouse, Boston, MA, in the amount of $5,000.  Effective October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013.  100% Fifteen Mile Fall Mercury Reduction Settlement Funds. 

 

#55         Authorize to retroactively amend a Local Source Water Protection grant to the University of NH, Office of Sponsored Research, Durham, (originally approved by G&C on 3-16-11, item #90, in the amount of $19,992), to complete a project to better protect drinking water from contamination, by extending the completion date to June 1, 2013 from December 1, 2012.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#56         Authorize to amend an agreement with the Town of Wolfeboro, NH, for the Rust Pond, North Inlet and Rte 28 Boat Launch Watershed Management Plan and Stormwater BMP Projects, Phase 1 project, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2013 from December 31, 2012.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#57         Authorize to award a grant in the amount of $2,500 to the Town of Lempster, for the purpose of used oil collection.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 19, 2013.  100% Hazardous Waste Cleanup Funds. 

 

#58         Authorize a Supplemental Loan Agreement with the Town of Hanover, (originally approved by G&C on 8-19-09, item #91), which finalizes the original loan agreement at $4,235,000, used to fund the design and construction of the Water Reclamation Facility Improvements Project.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% CWSRF Repayment Account Funds. 

 

#59         Authorize to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund grant to the Town of New Hampton, NH, in the amount of $100,000 to establish a conservation easement on approximately 8.1 acres on the Snake River in New Hampton.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Aquatic Resource Mitigation Funds. 

 

#60         Authorize to execute a no-cost time extension amendment to the agreement with Wright-Pierce, Portsmouth, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 8-11-11, item #39), for professional cultural resource research and historic surveys as required for dam removal and/or reconstruction projects, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2013 from December 31, 2012.  100% Capital (General) Funds. 

 

#61         Authorize to enter into a contract with M2 Facility Solutions LLC, Exeter, NH, to conduct leak detection surveys at twenty-eight NH community water systems, in an amount not to exceed $97,750.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#62         Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Woodard & Curran Environmental Services Inc., Portland, ME, (originally approved by G&C on 8-10-11, item #63), for continued environmental Cleanup services at the Keefe Environmental Services Superfund Site in Epping, by extending the completion date from December 31, 2012 to March 31, 2014, and by increasing the amount by $205,000 from $4,824,706 to $5,029,706.  Effective upon G&C approval.  58% General, 42% Federal Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME

#63         Authorize to exercise a retroactive contract extension with Lakes Region General Healthcare Foot Clinic, Laconia, NH (originally approved by G&C on 1-27-10, item #73), to provide foot clinic services the Homes residents, by increasing the amount by $54,000 from $79,500 to $133,500, and by extending the completion date from December 1, 2012 to November 30, 2014.  38% Federal, 18% General, 44% Other Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

#64         Authorize to enter into a contract with JSI Research & Training Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Concord, NH, to develop a nutrition and physical activity curriculum and supporting documents that are based on the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program rules and regulations, to be used for the training of Family Day Care Home Providers and teachers and administrators of Center Based Day Care facilities throughout NH, in an amount not to exceed $12,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#65         Authorize to secure the services of Karen Matso, Kittery, ME, for the purpose of collaborating with the Department of Education to assist districts and schools in understanding how to analyze and use data for evaluation of effective educators, for a total amount not to exceed $22,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#66         Authorize to secure the services of Donna Beauregard, Strafford, NH, for the purpose of collaborating with the Department of Education to assist districts and schools in understanding how to analyze and use data for evaluation of effective educators, for a total amount not to exceed $39,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#67         Authorize the Division of Adult Learning and Rehabilitation to amend a contract with New England Farm Workers Council, Springfield, MA (originally approved by G&C on 2-8-12, item #70), to provide a minimum of 25 eligible out-of school youth aged 18-24 with employment and training services in the Greater Manchester area, by modifying the end date from December 31, 2012 to June 30, 2013.  100% Work Opportunity Grant Funds. 

 

                                POLICE STANDARDS & TRAINING COUNCIL

#68         Authorize to enter into a service agreement with Charles C. Hemp to provide technical law enforcement training, at a cost of $5,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Penalty Assessment Funds. 

 

#69         Authorize to enter into a service agreement with Advanced Police Training LLC to provide technical law enforcement training, at a cost of $5,616.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Penalty Assessment Funds. 

 

                                MCAULIFFE-SHEPARD DISCOVERY CENTER

#70         Authorize to amend a retroactive sole source contract with AAA Energy Service Company, Auburn, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 2-22-12, item #64), to cover the costs of HVAC emergency repairs, by increasing the amount by $4,209 from $39,840 to $44,049 through December 31, 2012.  100% Center Revenue Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#71         Authorize the Division of State Police to enter into a new lease agreement with the City of Concord for the property located at 91 Airport Rd, in the amount of $81,795.50 for rent during the period of January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2017.  38% Federal, 52% Highway, 10% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#72         Authorize the Division of Emergency Services and Communications to exercise a lease renewal option with Wayne D. Mitchell and Rosario A. Matias-Mitchell, North Haverhill, NH (originally approved by G&C on 12-4-02, item #94), for a portion of real property with right of ways to Ayers Mountain for access to State Police communications equipment, in the amount of $43,451.47.  Effective January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2017.  100% Agency Income. 

 

#73         Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles to exercise a sole source contract amendment with NIIT Technologies Inc., Atlanta, GA (originally approved by G&C on 4-27-11, item #83), for the purpose of providing development services in support of integrating and automating e-Ticketing into the State Police, local police departments and DMV, in the amount of $150,000, increasing the amount from $701,020 to $851,020.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#74         Authorize the Division of Fire Standards and Training and Emergency Medical Services to amend the sole source agreement with Honeywell International Inc., Morristown, NJ, to provide mechanical maintenance / air filter services, by increasing the amount by $9,607 from $9,327 to $18,934, and by extending the end date through June 30, 2013.  Effective January 1, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#75         Authorize to enter into a contract with Green Mountain Communications Inc., Pembroke, NH, for the purpose of providing communications site repair/replacement services at three existing State of NH public safety remote mountaintop summit communications sites, in an amount not to exceed $13,243.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 15, 2013.  100% Agency Income. 

 

#76         Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a retroactive memorandum of agreement with the Department of Environmental Services, for $200,000 towards the Fluvial Erosion Hazard Assessment (FEH) Program, which provides support for two full-time personnel, one part-time personnel, associated benefits, travel and equipment necessary to support the successful completion of FEH assessments in several watersheds in NH.  Effective November 1, 2012 through May 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#77         Authorize the Division of Fire Safety to enter into a grant agreement with the Southeastern NH Hazardous Materials Mutual Aid District, in the amount of $5,000 for activities associated with the training of hazardous materials handling under the Emergency Planning and Right to Know Act.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#78         Authorize the Division of Fire Safety to enter into an grant agreement with the Southeastern NH Hazardous Materials Mutual Aid District, in the amount of $19,000 for activities associated with the development and implementation of emergency plans under the Emergency Planning and Right to Know act.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#79         Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with Elliot Health System for the upgrade of the facility’s emergency response communication system for a total amount of $116,548.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#80         Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Washington, for the purchase and installation of an automatic transfer generator switch at the Washington Elementary School for a total amount of $8,425.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#81         Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the American Red Cross to purchase and outfit five mobile equipment shelter trailers to be stationed in high risk counties, and will be used to train individuals in the surrounding communities in disaster preparation and response services, for a total amount of $74,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#82         Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the County of Cheshire for the purchase and installation of a generator for the county complex’s water plant for a total amount of $18,073.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#83         Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Grafton County Sheriff Department to purchase mobile radios for the department’s vehicles for a total amount of $29,395.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#84         Authorize the Division of Fire Standards & Training and Emergency Medical Services to purchase property known as the Ammonoosuc Ranger Station Compound, US Tract 12i in Bethlehem, NH, from the US Forest Service, Department of Agriculture, in an amount not to exceed $165,000 for the purposes of building a North Country fire training facility.  100% Fire and EMS Fund. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

#85         Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Right of Way’s Contemplated Award List for amounts less than $5,000 for the sum total of $39,942.88 for the period extending from July 1, 2012 through September 30, 2012.

 

#86         Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $903,610 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from October 18, 2012 through December 3, 2012.

 

#87         Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to grant an access point through the Controlled Access Right of Way of US Route 302 located in Carroll to Steven Messina for $15,100 which includes an Administrative Fee of $1,100.  Effective upon G&C approval.  33.3% Federal Funds. 

 

#88         Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to sell a 2,994 +/- square foot parcel of State owned land located on the easterly side of the NH 11 and NH Route 28 in Alton to JOBEAN LLC for $4,000 plus a $1,100 Administrative Fee.  Effective upon G&C approval.  50% Federal, 50% Highway Funds. 

 

#89         Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into agreements with (1)Belknap-Merrimack CAP, Concord, NH, in the amount of $65,000; (2)Community Partners, Dover, NH, in the amount of $68,000; (3)Southern NH Services, Manchester, NH, in the amount of $58,000; (4)Grafton County Senior Citizens Council, Grafton County, in the amount of $126,000; (5)Monadnock Adult Care Center, Jaffrey, NH, in the amount of $135,000; and (6)Tri-County Community Action Program, Berlin, NH, in the amount of $58,000, for a total amount not to exceed $510,000 for the purchase of vehicles and equipment through the Elderly Individuals and Individuals with Disabilities Program.  Effective upon G&C approval.  80% Federal, 10% Private/Local, 10% State (General) Capital Budget Funds. 

 

#90         Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into an Interstate Bridge Agreement with the State of Vermont to allow the Department to bill Vermont for costs associated with installation of scour protection for the bridge carrying NH Route 18 over the Connecticut River between Littleton, NH, and Waterford, VT.  Effective upon G&C approval, and continuing through engineering design, construction, inspection, and final acceptance of the completed project.  67% NH, 33% VT Funds. 

 

#91         Authorize the Bureau of Turnpikes to continue membership and participation with the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association, Washington, DC, by paying annual membership dues in the amount of $24,339 for Calendar Year 2013.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#92         Authorize the Bureau of Traffic to transfer funds in the amount of $21,060 from the Turnpike General Reserve Account to budget and expend revenue to amend a contract for the maintenance of the Automatic Vehicle Locator / Mobile Data Collector system.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  (2)Further authorize to amend a contract with Delcan Corporation, Atlanta, GA (originally approved by G&C on 8-23-06, item #119), for maintenance of the Automatic Vehicle Locator / Mobile Data Collector system, by increasing the total lump-sum fee payable by $21,060 from $2,281,051 to $2,302,111.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2013.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#93         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with American Flagging & Traffic Control Inc., Salem, NH, for installing and upgrading warning signs located on rural State and local roadways throughout the Maintenance District III area, on the basis of a low bid of $232,499.15.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 23, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#94         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Connie’s Septic Service Inc., d/b/a C.S.S.I., Bedford, NH, for safety improvements at the intersection of NH 28, NH 126 and Wes Locke Road, on the basis of a low bid of $817,424.87.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $81,742.49 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 28, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#95         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Connie’s Septic Service Inc., d/b/a C.S.S.I., Bedford, NH, for design, permitting, construction, start-up, and placement of a septic system replacement in service for the existing NHDOT Rest Area (I-93 southbound) in Sanbornton, on the basis of a low bid of $117,000.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $2,300 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $119,300.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 17, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#96         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, for 11 miles of pavement overlay on NH Route 49 in Campton and on Tripoli Road in Waterville Valley, on the basis of a low bid of $890,856.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $62,359.92 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 2, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#97         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Delucca Fence Company Inc., Methuen, MA, for replacement of substandard cable guardrail along the NH Rte 12 corridor in the Town of Walpole, on the basis of a low bid of $951,738.37.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $95,173.84 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 28, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#98         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Reed & Reed Inc., Woolwich, ME, for bridge rehabilitation on Interstate 93 over the Connecticut River between Littleton, NH and Waterford, VT, on the basis of a low bid of $8,189,764.20.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $573,283.48 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.